Contract Type: Full time
Reports to: Finance and Admin Manager, Accelerate Prosperity, Tajikistan
Location: Dushanbe city
Remuneration: To attract the best candidate
Duration: 1 year (with possibility of extension)
Deadline: January 12th, 2024

As the Finance Officer at Accelerate Prosperity (AP), the incumbent operates under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager, undertaking a critical role in driving seamless financial and accounting operations for the organization. The primary objective is to ensure the efficient execution of financial processes, encompassing everything from transactional accuracy to comprehensive record-keeping. With an unwavering commitment to precision, the Finance Officer is entrusted with the meticulous maintenance of financial records. This responsibility extends beyond the mere documentation of transactions; it involves a dedication to accuracy that aligns with the stringent standards set by both internal policies and government regulations.


• Maintain a robust system of accounts and controls to generate accurate and reliable data for all required AP's accounting reports and statements, ensuring effective oversight of the assets, revenues, and costs.

• Ensure the accuracy and fairness of the financial position by consistently reviewing and refining accounting practices and records.

• Consolidate Funds and projects budgets to create comprehensive expense and cash flow budgets, fostering a cohesive financial framework.

• Oversee the timely review of timesheets and the payroll distribution process, ensuring proper documentation and adherence to tax withholdings.

• Provide guidance on the processing and administration of VAT exemptions for the Fund, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.

• Establish and maintain a meticulous electronic and hard copy filing system for finance and operations documents, conducting periodic audits to ensure the accuracy and completeness of records.

• Ensure the timely payment of travel costs, maintaining effective communication with concerned parties.

• Exercise control and verification overall expense reports, reviewing financial documents prepared by the staff.

• Collaborate with auditors as needed, coordinating their activities and addressing any queries or concerns.

• Collate, prepare, and interpret reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries, and financial statements to provide comprehensive financial insights.

• Liaise with Government Departments, such as Tax and Statistics, to ensure regulatory compliance and cooperation.

• Manage all licenses and their respective renewals, staying proactive in adherence to deadlines.

• Inform the programs team about expiring business contracts and coordinate with relevant stakeholders for timely contract renewals.

• Execute any other related duties as requested, demonstrating flexibility and a proactive approach in fulfilling organizational needs.


• The Finance Officer is required to possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, Business Management, Public Administration, or a related field.

• A minimum of three years of professional experience in the relevant sector is essential.

• Preference will be given to candidates with additional training in relevant fields such as management, financial management, or accounting (CIPA, CA, CPA, ACCA).

• The ideal candidate should demonstrate a solid understanding of Government accounting systems, MS Dynamics and other accounting platforms.

• Experience in working on donor-funded projects is highly desirable.

• Additional work experience with international non-governmental organizations will be considered an added advantage.

• Good knowledge of Ms Office products, including MS Excel, Outlook, MS Power Point, OneDrive. Excel skills might be tested.

• Fluency in Tajik, English and Russian languages.


Applicants should submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and a short cover letter (max. 1 page–explaining why he/she is the best candidate) via email with a subject line "Finance Officer" to:, with copy to no later than January 12, 2024.

AP strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. AP seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities and that staff members are able to keep an appropriate balance between work and private life.

AP Tajikistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunity, safeguarding of children from abuse and zero tolerance of sexual harassment.


By sharing their cover letter and resume with AP in response to this job application, applicants consent for AP to keep this information on file for recruitment and human resources management purposes.